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2022 Mar 30

Hand (N Y)

Complications Following Endoscopic and Open Trigger Finger Release: A Retrospective Comparative Study.


Mirza A, Mirza J, Thomas TL, Zappia L, Abulencia J
Hand (N Y). 2022 Mar 30:15589447221081869.
PMID: 35354380.


Open trigger finger release (OTFR) and endoscopic trigger finger release (ETFR) are effective methods in treating stenosing tenosynovitis. However, a paucity of literature exists comparing the techniques. This study describes and compares postoperative complications following OTFR and ETFR at a single institution.